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DoE demolishes six brick kilns in Chattogram

Department of Environment (DoE), Chattogram today demolished six brick kilns that were being illegally operated in Chattogram. Of the six kilns, three were demolished in Satkania upazila, two in Hathazari upazila and one in Patiya upazila. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel. Zamir Uddin, deputy director of DoE Chattogram (district)…

Stop industries from withdrawing underground water: Villagers in Ctg urge authority’s intervention

Villagers and environmental lawyers urged the authorities to stop rampant underground water withdrawal by industries in Patiya upazila’s Habilasdwip union in Chattogram. They made the call from a human chain organised by Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) in front of Habilasdwip Union Parishad today. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel.…

Illegal stone extraction: Joint drive destroys 50 stone extraction machines in Sylhet

A joint drive of Department of Environment (DoE), Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) destroyed 50 machines used to extract stones illegally at Bichnakandi area of Sylhet’s Gowainghat upazila today. The drive, led by DoE, started around 12:00pm and concluded around 6:00pm, reports our Sylhet correspondent quoting Mohammed Amran Hossain, director of…